The first table below looks at the demand for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 623 597 605
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing 2G 18 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.091% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £32,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,750 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7775 7656 8329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.11% 17.33% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6430 6308 7054
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
England

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 12 £37,500 -50.00% 1
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 26 (92.86%) 3G
2 25 (89.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (42.86%) SS7
4 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
5 10 (35.71%) 4G
6 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
6 6 (21.43%) LTE
6 6 (21.43%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
8 4 (14.29%) GSM
9 3 (10.71%) CRM
9 3 (10.71%) GPRS
9 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
9 3 (10.71%) SNMP
9 3 (10.71%) Business Objects
9 3 (10.71%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) HNC
9 3 (10.71%) HND
9 3 (10.71%) Nokia
9 3 (10.71%) Mapinfo
9 3 (10.71%) Vitria
9 3 (10.71%) OpenView
9 3 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (10.71%) BMC
9 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
9 3 (10.71%) Netcool
9 3 (10.71%) BMC PATROL

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) 3G
2 12 (42.86%) SS7
3 11 (39.29%) Radio Access Network
4 10 (35.71%) 4G
5 6 (21.43%) LTE
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) GSM
8 3 (10.71%) 3GPP
8 3 (10.71%) GPRS
8 3 (10.71%) SNMP
8 3 (10.71%) MVNO
8 3 (10.71%) Firewall
9 2 (7.14%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (7.14%) SGSN
9 2 (7.14%) UMTS
9 2 (7.14%) SMS
9 2 (7.14%) TCAP
9 2 (7.14%) ISUP
9 2 (7.14%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 25 (89.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Transmission Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Network Operations Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) GIS
1 3 (10.71%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) UNIX
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
2 3 (10.71%) CRM
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Network Design
2 3 (10.71%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.57%) Network Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Management
4 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) MapBasic
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) HNC
1 3 (10.71%) HND
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView
1 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.71%) Netcool
1 3 (10.71%) BMC PATROL
1 3 (10.71%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 3 (10.71%) Nokia
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy
2 3 (10.71%) Cramer
2 3 (10.71%) Amdocs
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) BMC
2 3 (10.71%) Business Objects
2 3 (10.71%) SAP
2 3 (10.71%) Mapinfo
2 3 (10.71%) Vitria
3 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) MKS
4 1 (3.57%) Veritas
4 1 (3.57%) SGI
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